2018 Outlook on Labor & Employment


The Labor Department has made it clear it will reconsider Obama-era regulations and support apprenticeships. Beyond that, the agency begins the second year of Trump’s White House without much of a policy identity, requiring that labor & employment attorneys keep a close eye on developments. 

Bloomberg Law’s® 2018 Outlook on Labor & Employment predicts what to expect from federal regulatory agencies, Capitol Hill and the Supreme Court and explores legal trends facing L&E practitioners in the new year.


Download this complimentary report and gain further insight into issues that matter most for L&E attorneys, such as:


  • The Labor Department’s incoming nominations and other agenda items
  • Changes to enforcement priorities, policies, or rulemaking at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs that may be in store under new political director
  • Policies on employee protests, company bargaining obligations, and the rights of workers to use employer email systems that may change dramatically in 2018 under the new NLRB general counsel
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s priorities on gay rights
  • The possibility of a ‘Dreamer’ bill amid an immigration stalemate in Congress
  • The financial future of public-sector unions and the fate of class action waivers in arbitration agreements as decided by the Supreme Court this year


Read Bloomberg Law’s 2018 Outlook on Labor & Employment to get ahead of the issues and better advise your clients on labor policy and regulatory changes.